Born: Kewanee, Illinois, USA
Home: Johnswell, Co Kilkenny, Ireland.
Recent or Upcoming (2015-2012)
2015 Solo Exhibition of photographs, curated by Butler Gallery Director Anna O’Sullivan, Butler Gallery, The Castle, Kilkenny City, Ireland
2015 Awarded Tyrone Guthrie Bursary by Kilkenny County Council Arts Office
2015 Townlands: a habitation, drawings and photographs, collaborative exhibition at Old Market Arts Centre, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, Ireland
2015 Portraits of the 14 Studio KCAT Artists for “We Are…..” in Callan, County Kilkenny, Ireland for InsideOut Global Project, New York
2013 Earthworks, solo exhibition for Kilkenny Arts Festival, Ireland.
2013 EIGSE Open, VISUAL Art Centre, Carlow, Ireland.
2013 Royal Hibernian Academy 2013, Juried, Two works, Dublin, Ireland.
2012 Townlands: a habitation, drawings and photographs, two portfolios in publication by Two Streams Press, Ireland.
2012 Royal Hibernian Academy 2012, invited artist, drawings, Dublin, Ireland.
SELECT SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2009 30 Years of Photographic Portraiture, Eigse Arts Festival; Carlow, Ireland.
2009 Townlands 1, Drawings and Photographs, Kilkenny Arts Festival, Ireland.
2007 Drawings and Photographs, Airfield House, Dublin, Ireland.
2004 Drawings and Photographs, Clotworthy Arts Centre, Antrim.
2001 Baldwin Photographic Gallery, Middle Tennessee University,
Featured artist/speaker, National Women’s History Month. USA.
2000 Clotworthy Arts Centre, Antrim, Northern Ireland.
1995 The County Hall, Kilkenny City, Ireland.
1994 Boyle Arts Festival, County Roscommon, Ireland.
1994 Mary Porter Sesnon Gallery, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA.
1994 University of California at Berkeley Extension Center Gallery, Ca.USA.
1991 City Hall, San Francisco, Ca. USA.
1986 University of California at Berkeley, Extension Center Gallery, Ca. USA.
1982 The Bell Table Arts Centre, Limerick, Ireland.
1982 Triskel Arts Centre, Cork City, Ireland.
SELECT GROUP AND INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS
2011 Townlands, Two-person exhibition, drawings and photographs, The Courthouse Gallery, Ennistymon, Co Clare, Ireland.
2010 Drawings, curated group exhibition, The Lavitt Gallery, Cork, Ireland.
2009 Fís 09, curated group exhibition of contemporary Irish artists; drawings, Aghafar Gallery, Novas Arts Centre, Liverpool, England.
2009 The Healing Arts Trust, Drawings, two-person exhibition; Waterford Regional Hospital, Ireland.
2006 RHA 2006, juried, two works, Dublin, Ireland.
2004 Undercurrents, Drawings and photographs, The Old Market Arts Centre,
Dungarvan, Co Waterford, Ireland.
2001-2 Wexford Book Arts International, Travelling exhibition, Ireland.
2001 Watsonville Wetlands, Photographs, Pajaro Valley Arts Centre, Santa Cruz County, USA.
2000 Drawings and Photographs, Cabrillo College Art Gallery, Aptos, Ca. USA.
1990 AIDS in Bay Area Photography, EYE Gallery, San Francisco, Ca. USA.
1988 AIDS: The Artists’ Response, The Ohio State University Wexner Center
For The Visual Arts, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
1988 Bearing Witness: Artists Respond to AIDS, Hera Gallery, Wakefield, Rhode Island, USA.
1988 Bearing Witness: Artists Respond to AIDS, Mobius Gallery, Boston, USA.
1987 Look at Me, Work on AIDS, Works Gallery, San Jose, Ca. USA.
1987 Behold the Man, work on the Male Nude, Travelling exhibition by Stills Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland.
1978 The Male Nude, Marcuse Pfeiffer Gallery, New York, N.Y., USA.
1978 Photo Erotica, Camerawork Gallery, San Francisco, Ca. USA.
1978 The Male Nude, A Woman’s View, Camerawork Gallery, San Francisco. Ca.,USA.
2011 Drawings, feature article on Townlands Project, Heritage Outlook Magazine, Heritage Council of Ireland.
2010 Photographs: HIV/AIDS, feature article, A&U Magazine, 11/10.USA.
2007 The Poetry of Place, Artist’s book of Holga photographs, Introduction by Anna O’Sullivan, Kilkenny, Ireland.
2000 Watsonville Wetlands, photographs, California, USA.
1999 Communities Magazine, Portfolio of Camphill photographs / essay, USA.
1997-8 SOURCE: Photographic Review, Portfolio of Camphill photographs, Winter issue, Belfast, N. Ireland.
1977 Cara, portfolio of Camphill photographs, Nov./Dec. issue, Ireland.
1993 VIEW CAMERA, Portfolio of San Francisco Middle School Portraits, USA.
1990 Congressional Quarterly Inc, Photographs on AIDS, Washington, DC, USA.
1990 Gypsy Ray, The AIDS Work, monograph, Gallerie Publications, Vancouver, Canada.
1989 Erotic by Nature, Portfolio of Nudes; book.ed: David Steinberg, USA.
1987 AIDS, photographs; MS magazine, USA.
1980 The History of the Male Nude in Photography, photographs, Vermont Crossroads Press, USA
1979 Creative Camera, Portfolio on the Nude, London, England
SELECT PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
WELLCOME TRUST GALLERY, British Museum, London, England
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, Permanent Collections, Washington, DC, USA
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS, University of California at Santa Cruz, USA
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS, Goddard College, Vermont, USA
The Collection, Kilkenny County Council, Ireland.
SELECT ARTICLES AND REVIEWS
2006 Artist’s Profile, by Katherine Blake, KILKENNY PEOPLE, Ireland.
2000 Artist’s Profile, by Nancy Redwine, SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL, July, USA.
1999 Artist’s Profile, by Mary Spenoza, SANTA CRUZ METRO, November, USA.
1988 “Photographing AIDS, Difficult Subject”, review of group exhibition by Independent Curators, New York City; Robert Atkins, VILLAGE VOICE magazine, June edition, New York, USA
1986 “An Exhibit Concerning AIDS”, review, AFTERIMAGE magazine, September, USA.
1986 “An Exhibit Concerning AIDS” review by Jan Grover, ARTWEEK magazine, August, USA.
SELECT AUTHORED ARTICLES
1997 “Photographing Light”, ILFORD INSTRUCTOR newsletter,11/97. Ilford Photography INC, USA.
1996 Portfolio ; photographs + evaluation: EU Horizon Projects/ KCAT Programmes, Camphill Ballytobin, Ireland
1983 Work from Ireland, Branson De Cou Photographic Archive, Evening Echo, 24/3, Cork, Ireland.
SELECT FUNDING, RESIDENCIES AND GRANTS
2011 Residency, Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Ireland.
2009 Tyrone Guthrie Centre Bursary, Arts Office, Kilkenny County Council, Ireland
2009 Drawing Residency, John Street Gallery, Kilkenny County Council, Ireland
2007 Arts Act Grant, publication of The Poetry of Place, Arts Office, Kilkenny County Council, Ireland
2004 Arts Act Grant, Arts Office, Kilkenny County Council, Ireland
1989 Santa Cruz County Arts Commission. Grant for work on Aids, USA
1997 Tyrone Guthrie Centre, residency, Annaghmakerrig, Co. Monaghan, Ireland.